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Paleo Recipes and Real Life Adventures

Month: May 2012

Picnic Ready Lettuce Wraps

Picnic Ready Lettuce Wraps

       Happy Memorial Day weekend! We are kicking our weekend off with a picnic at Lake Audobon in Reston. Tomorrow Brandon is swimming a 5k there and then on Sunday he is swimming a 2miler and a 1 miler. We headed there tonight […]

Lovely Lemony Meal

Lovely Lemony Meal

Today I came home and had this fabulous recipe in my head. When I came into the house and looked in the freezer, I was out of Chicken. I went into the garage freezer and found some Pheasant from Brandon’s winter hunt. I was excited […]

Pulled Roast Omelet

Pulled Roast Omelet

         Last night we went to a friends house for dinner. He is a chef and makes us the most amazing dishes all the time. We rarely turn down invites to their house. He has been making some BBQ sauces and last night we tried a pineapple Jalapeno, a Black Cherry and a Coffee. Our favorite was the coffee Sauce that he tentatively names “Black Tar”. Being an awesome guy, he gave Brandon and I a bottle of it because we loved it so much. So last night I threw a roast in the crock pot and this is one of the recipe’s I made with it. 


        Erinn’s BBQ sauce is not for sale yet so you will have to use any BBQ sauce or follow the directions and just add your favorite BBQ sauce instead. Check out his blog for future Sauce and spice sales and great recipes. 

Black Tar BBQ sauce drizzled on top gave this roast a juicy spicy flavor but not overpowering. 

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Banana Nut Bread

Banana Nut Bread

Nothing better than a banana after a run (Or banana Nut bread). Today I had the GOTR 5k race. The girls did an amazing job and the coaches and staff couldn’t be more proud. Everyone worked so hard for this event. Every girl finished and […]

Italian dinner gone Primal

Italian dinner gone Primal

Monday I swam 1 mile and ran 3 miles. Tuesday I biked 11 miles Tonight I ran 3 miles, did 33 laps in the pool, 30 min walk with the dogs…    My body is tired. I think I will take the day off tomorrow! I am […]

Breakfast Chicken Egg Muffin

Breakfast Chicken Egg Muffin

    Being a school teacher, I get up really early to get to work. I try to squeeze out every last second of sleep in my bed as I can. I will sleep through breakfast, fixing my hair etc. I lay out my clothes the night before and pack my lunch box because I don’t want to get up any earlier. One of the biggest issues I have is breakfast. On days that I am feeling great, I will get up and make an egg or some sausage or bacon. On days that I am (more…)

Broad Street Run 2012

Broad Street Run 2012

“How in the world did you get me to sign up for this?”, Brandon asked me all through training for his first running race. He is a swimmer and hated all things running. He was always my number 1 fan for runs. He was there […]

Maryland Crab cakes and Coconut Shrimp

Maryland Crab cakes and Coconut Shrimp

Last night was a beautiful warm evening and that always calls for seafood! Being from North East corner of Maryland (tip of the Chesapeake Bay), Brandon and I are seafood snobs. No one makes a crab cake like Woody’s crab cakes or my mom and […]


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